Gulf War

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Synonyms for Gulf War

a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders

a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

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Towelhead is based on a novel by Alicia Erian and tells the story of a young Arab-American girl set to a backdrop of the 1990 Gulf War.
During the 1990 Gulf War, thousands of veterans developed a puzzling combination of complaints: rashes, debilitating fatigue, respiratory distress, vomiting, diarrhea, joint stiffness, panic attacks, shakiness, memory problems, headaches, sleep disturbance, sinus congestion, depression, pain, speaking difficulties, and irritability.
Published just prior to the 1990 Gulf War, Yergin explores oil's relationship to 19th- and 20th-century capitalism, global geopolitics, and war.
Use of the 1990 Gulf War as a placebo treatment when the SGP did not exist suggests that the same group of countries react to similar circumstances in a different way in the presence of the SGP than they do in its absence.
Meg Ryan stars in this promising but ultimately rather predictable drama about a female helicopter pilot killed in the 1990 Gulf War.
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The film is based on the book of the same name by real life Marine, Anthony Swofford who wrote about his mind-numbing exploits serving in the deserts of Saudi Arabia during the 1990 Gulf War, aged just 20.
Iraq's present output is still below the 1990 Gulf War levels which exceeded 3m b/d.
Hughey said surface support for Operation Iraqi Freedom dwarfed the 1990 Gulf War in its efficiency and organization.
Trading houses Mitsubishi, Sumitomo and Marubeni had substantial dealings with Iraq before the 1990 Gulf War, in infrastructure, construction machinery, energy and pipelines.
Production on the Northern oil fields was cut by 100,000 barrels a day (b/d) during the war but the economy is still expected to grow during the course of this year, in sharp contrast with the events of the 1990 Gulf War, when GDP dropped by a massive 60% during the 1990-91 financial year.
In the 1990 Gulf War Saddam played cat and mouse hiding the missiles in the huge western Iraqi desert.
And he has violated both the letter and spirit of the truce following the 1990 Gulf War, which allowed him to stay in power in exchange for disarming and agreeing to an inspections regime.